2008 Dubai Tennis Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
2008 Dubai Tennis Championships
Champion Russia Elena Dementieva
Runner-up Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Final score 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Justine Henin was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Francesca Schiavone.

Elena Dementieva won in the final 4–6, 6–3, 6–2, against Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Seeds[edit]

The top four seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Belgium Justine Henin (Quarterfinals)
  2. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Final)
  3. Serbia Ana Ivanovic (Quarterfinals)
  4. Serbia Jelena Janković (Semifinals)
  5. Russia Maria Sharapova (withdrew due to viral illness)
  6. Russia Anna Chakvetadze (Quarterfinals, retired due to a left thigh injury)
  7. France Marion Bartoli (First Round)
  8. Russia Elena Dementieva (Champion)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
     Italy Francesca Schiavone 7 5 2  
8  Russia Elena Dementieva 5 7 6  
  8  Russia Elena Dementieva 4 6 6
  2  Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 6 3 2
4  Serbia Jelena Janković 7 4 3
  2  Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 5 6 6  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  Belgium J Henin 7 66 6  
   Russia N Petrova 4 4       Q  Slovenia K Srebotnik 5 7 3  
Q  Slovenia K Srebotnik 6 6         1  Belgium J Henin 63 64    
   Austria S Bammer 7 6            Italy F Schiavone 7 7    
Q  Russia E Makarova 66 3          Austria S Bammer 3 2  
   Italy F Schiavone 6 65 6        Italy F Schiavone 6 6    
7  France M Bartoli 1 7 1          Italy F Schiavone 7 5 2
      8  Russia E Dementieva 5 7 6
    3  Serbia A Ivanovic 6 6    
Q  Japan A Nakamura 3 0          Czech Republic N Vaidišová 4 0    
   Czech Republic N Vaidišová 6 6         3  Serbia A Ivanovic 7 3 3
   Russia M Kirilenko 6 3 2       8  Russia E Dementieva 5 6 6  
   Ukraine A Bondarenko 3 6 6        Ukraine A Bondarenko 2 1  
   Switzerland P Schnyder 5 0       8  Russia E Dementieva 6 6    
8  Russia E Dementieva 7 6    

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
6  Russia A Chakvetadze 6 2 6  
Q  Poland A Radwańska 2 6 4     6  Russia A Chakvetadze 63 6 6  
WC  Tunisia S Sfar 1 3          Russia D Safina 7 4 3  
   Russia D Safina 6 6         6  Russia A Chakvetadze 1 0 r  
WC  India S Mirza 7 6         4  Serbia J Janković 6 0    
Q  Russia V Dushevina 65 2       WC  India S Mirza 6 3 4
    4  Serbia J Janković 4 6 6  
      4  Serbia J Janković 7 4 3
LL  Japan A Morigami 6 6         2  Russia S Kuznetsova 5 6 6
   Hungary A Szávay 1 4       LL  Japan A Morigami 6 1 4  
   France A Mauresmo 7 6          France A Mauresmo 4 6 6  
Q  Spain A Medina Garrigues 67 2            France A Mauresmo 1 64  
   Czech Republic L Šafářová 1 6 6       2  Russia S Kuznetsova 6 7    
LL  Japan A Sugiyama 6 3 2        Czech Republic L Šafářová 1 2  
    2  Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6    
 

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